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Harrington Kite Festival – Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August

Workington Town Council are putting on a number of free family fun days over the school summer holidays. Brush off your cape and dig out your finest costume because everyone is invited to join in for two free family fun days with a special superhero theme. There will be lots to do for the whole […]

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It’s better when we work together

Ennerdale brewery Harbour Master It’s easy to get a bit lost in the modern world. Our food and drink gets shipped and flown in from all over the place, which is not only environmentally unsound but also has a dramatic impact on traditional industries. It may be a great big interconnected world out there but […]

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Cossack Star set to wow at Gosforth Show 17th August

The Gosforth Show makes a welcome return on Saturday, August 17th. The annual event is a highlight on the country calendar and this year the crowds will be wowed when Guido Louis rides into town with his Equestrian Stunt and Tackless show.   Guido was trained by Cossacks and his show offers a unique mix […]

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Great Guided Tours – Our Living History

Great Guided Tours When you live somewhere you tend to start seeing your surroundings as a bit hum-drum. Out shopping or going about your daily business our minds focus on the next task or winding through the crowds as you navigate about town. I’m guilty of it too but I recently had a chance to […]

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The Lily Lounge brings art to life

Dawn Balmers Studio, The Lily lounge, is perched on the top floor, high over Station Street in Cockermouth and it’s very much what you would expect from an artist.   Brightly coloured canvases are strewn about the space, half-empty tubes of paint litter the shelves and carefully lined plastic sheeting has not stopped splashes of paint […]

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Forget Bronze – Billy goes for Gold

Not many of us get a chance to rewrite history but Whitehaven metal detectorist, Billy Vaughan, has done just that when he unearthed a nearly 4000-year-old gold bracelet from a West Cumbrian field. The 22-carat, Bronze Age bracelet, weighs in at 310 grams – almost 11 ounces – and the find stunned Billy who has […]

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Make this weekend one you won’t forget

There’s only a few days left to get your hands on Kendall Calling tickets for 2019.  Kendal Calling is Cumbria’s premier music and arts festival.  Held at Lowther Deer Park and set in beautiful surroundings it has grown from a 900 capacity event in 2006 to a 25,000 capacity event that has cemented its reputation as the […]

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Coral, Krafty Kuts and dance tent added to Solfest 15’s line-up

There has been a steady drip-drip of great artists coming out this last month for Solfest 15 and this week we see 2 of possibly the most exciting artists to be released yet. The line-up already includes amazing acts such as From the Jam, Mark Chadwick (The Levellers), Baka Beyond, Undercover Hippy, Cockney reject plus […]

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Solway Coast: The Final Frontier

People assume there’s not much west of Carlisle other than the Solway Firth.  However, the space between the city and the sea is crammed with history.  This stretch of coastline is home to nature reserves and remnants of the counties only shipping canal.  It was once the furthest edge of the Roman empire and the […]

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Carlisle Puppet Pageant: Pulling all the right strings

Plans for the Carlisle Puppet Pageant are well and truly underway.  The community event will be held on Saturday 7th of September and will be produced by Prism Arts with support from Carlisle City Council. Prism Arts did a fantastic job hosting the event last year and spectators can expect to see the larger than […]

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